Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.

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If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Salman Khan should feel honored. Since he introduced Khan Academy in 2006, the free, open-access education platform has inspired several knock-offs focused on specific disciplines. The latest, MEDSKL , aims to provide comprehensive medical content for use inside and outside the classroom. In a lot of classrooms, our modules are becoming required learning,” Sharma says. “As

“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

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Salman “Sal” Khan has unquestionably made a lasting impact in the world of education – his name has come up countless times here at Daily Edventures , as teachers and others point to his video lessons as an example of transformational change in education. Khan, a former hedge fund analyst, created Khan Academy after using video tutorials to help his niece with algebra. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time?

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“We shouldn’t even be talking about technology. We should be saying, ‘What’s the best educational experience for the student?’” – Sal Khan, USA

Daily Edventures

Salman “Sal” Khan has unquestionably made a lasting impact in the world of education – his name has come up countless times here at Daily Edventures , as teachers and others point to his video lessons as an example of transformational change in education. Khan, a former hedge fund analyst, created Khan Academy after using video tutorials to help his niece with algebra. If so, how are you rethinking your use of classroom time?

The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos

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That’s one question we had for Kevin deLaplante, who did just that when he left Iowa State University in 2015 to focus on running his Argument Ninja Podcast and teaching courses on his online Critical Thinker Academy , both aimed at bringing concepts from his scholarship to a popular audience. Then you could switch up the kind of activities that you're doing in your classroom time. I also never thought that my moving to teaching online was some indictment of classroom teaching.

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Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios

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Technology is an excellent way to make students of all generations more engaged in classroom activities and more motivated when they attend classes or do their homework. Read more: 6 Things you may not know about MOOCs. There may be many talented photographers in every classroom.

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Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

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Beyond the MOOC. School and “Skills” MOOCS, Outsourcing, and Online Education. MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs. The Flipped Classroom. MOOCs. Khan Academy. It’s time once again for my annual review of “the year in education technology,” something I’ve done since 2010. Tomorrow I’ll launch the seventh edition of this massive, maniacal undertaking.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2013, 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot launched its MakerBot Academy with a goal “to put a MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer in every school in America.” The Flipped Classroom". Startups making classroom response apps have raised tens of millions of dollars this decade.